Bachelor in English Language, Moscow State Institute Foreign Languages, 1960.
Guide, Intourist, Moscow, 1960-1964; radio and television translator, Moscow, 1964-1965; editor, Rovesnik youth magazine, Moscow, 1965-1974; translator, Moscow State University, 1974-1983; secretary Orthogenic School,, University of Chicago, 1988-1993; secretary department pathology, University of Chicago Medical Center, 1993-1995; secretary Administration Office, University of Chicago Library., 1995-1996; serial recorder, University of Chicago Library., since 1996. Russian interpreter Federal Immigration Court, Chicago, since 1980. Freelance translator various Russian magazines, Moscow, 1960-1985.
Volunteer English teacher Jewish Vocational Service, Chicago, 1995.
Married Boris Isaac Sheynes, April 17, 1969. 1 child, Matthew Boris.